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King Wah Restaurant

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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Hong Kong
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Paihia Mall, Paihia, New Zealand
09 402 7566
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the...
Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the forefront of the Paihia dining scene for many years.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good Chinese take away

Having travelled all day on this trip we found this restaurant tucked away off the main street. The takeaway menu is quiet extensive and the serving portions are more than reasonable, as is the price. Service was good despite the restaurant being very busy with sit down and takeaway customers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Tony W
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Sydney
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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Having travelled all day on this trip we found this restaurant tucked away off the main street. The takeaway menu is quiet extensive and the serving portions are more than reasonable, as is the price. Service was good despite the restaurant being very busy with sit down and takeaway customers.

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Springbrook, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had the all you can eat chinese buffet, the food was very good and reasonably priced. The service was very good as well which made it an enjoyable night. we left very full.

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Beenleigh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Attached to the restaurant is a takeaway section. We ordered flounder & chips to take down to the wharf at sunset. The lady picked a whole flounder, battered and cooked it. It was so big it hung out over the box. Down at the wharf a number of passerbys commented on the beautiful smell. We handpicked the whole flounder which... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We dropped off some snapper and kingfish after being out fishing and the restaurant asked how we would like prepared and when we would like to eat. When we went back for supper we were greeted at the door and shown to our table. They prepared our kingfish 3 ways and snapper served whole. The food was delicious and beautifully... More 

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Huddersfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Looking for somewhere we came across this Chinese restaurant having a all-you-can-eat banquet so went for it. The place was pretty full and got fuller, especially with Chinese people, which I saw as a good sign. There was a good variety of food which my wife enjoyed, I am less enamoured by Chinese food. It seemed to be geared for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My partner and I ate here on Easter weekend. We should have turned around before we even sat down but gave the two waiting staff who blanked us whilst looking for a table the benefit of the doubt as it was busy. We were going to go for ala carte but opted for the buffet when the waitress couldn't answer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

In Mar, I went to New Zealand with my husband and we found that it's not easy to find fresh oysters in restaurants at the Bay of Islands. And the motel recommended us to King Wah. As a tourist from Hong Kong, I can guarantee that their food is very HongKong style with good taste. The spring rolls were crunchy... More 

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Locksley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We were sent to this recommended restaurant by the guide who took us on a fishing charter. We walked there with our fresh fish and booked a 6.30 table for 4. We left it up to the chef to prepare our meal. All I can say is wow!!!! We ate like kings. The fish was to die for. Great service,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Totally awesome maitre d' dude seated us right next to the oysters and after six of the best I moved on to the home made spring rolls, won tons and dumplings with plenty of noodles, rice and veges to accompany them. After a second round of oysters we finished with some passion fruit cheese cake with fresh fruit salad and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

At first unassuming, it was a very pleasant surprise of very tasty food and great service. From where we were sitting we could see girls cooking - clean, maticulous and with a smile

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Additional Information about King Wah Restaurant

Address: Paihia Mall, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 402 7566
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Hong Kong

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paihia Mall, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: 09 402 7566

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Hong Kong

Description

Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the forefront of the Paihia dining scene for many years.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 am

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